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How to cook fresh broccoli and cauliflower

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Baked broccoli

Fresh broccoli and cauliflower are delicious if cooked correctly and a special recipe can help to further enrich their taste.

Cauliflower and broccoli are rich in many nutrients and the fall is their season, that’s when they are full of vitamins and are most suitable for consumption.

Fresh broccoli and cauliflower are cooked the same way. First wash, then divide into clusters in order to boil faster.

You can boil a rich broth, and later use it to prepare vegetable soup by adding chopped vegetables .

Cream soup with broccoli

Broccoli and cauliflower are placed in boiling, lightly salted water and boiled for no more than ten minutes. If the cooking time is onger, they will make a mess that will be suitable only for the preparation of cream soup .

Cauliflower and broccoli should be well cooked, but at the same time, when stabbed with a fork, they should feel slightly springy in the handle of the inflorescence. Once removed from the boiling water , cauliflower and broccoli are left to drain well, it is as simple as leaving in a colander over a saucepan.

Breaded cauliflower

To get whiter cauliflower while boiling in a pot, add a little milk. Broccoli is best cooked, if not boiled in water and steam.

Once you have cooked cauliflower, you can batter, or bake it, topped with a mixture of eggs and cream or just serve it cooked and sprinkled with fried breadcrumbs.

Broccoli can be mixed with other steamed vegetables - corn , peas , carrots , or serve it as a side dish, separate to meat or fish.

Broccoli is delicious, especially if you sprinkle a little nutmeg and ginger powder. Nutmeg is also suitable for cauliflower.